Nevada Wolf Pack vs New Mexico Lobos Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs New Mexico Lobos
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Sam Boyd Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Nevada (-12)
Trae Hall and the New Mexico Lobos (0-2) host the Nevada Wolf Pack (3-0) at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, November 14, 2020. New Mexico opens this contest as 12-point dogs. The O/U has been set at 61.
In their last game, the Nevada Wolf Pack played the Utah State Aggies and added a win to their record by a score of 34-9. Carson Strong went 36/52 with 411 yards by way of the pass and tossed 3 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Toa Taua led the team in rushing in this game. He had a long run of 60 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for this game. He ran for a total of 107 yards by way of 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 8.9 yards per run. Romeo Doubs was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 137 yards on 7 receptions. He notched an average of 19.6 yards per catch in this game.
The Wolf Pack have tallied 1,535 total yards for this campaign. Offensively they have an average of 114.7 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 105th in college football. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Nevada has amassed 9 touchdowns through the air and 4 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring points, the Nevada Wolf Pack have an average of 36 PPG. The Wolf Pack are ranked 35th in college football in terms of team defense, allowing 20.7 points per contest. They are giving up 3.9 yards per rushing attempt and 121.0 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. Overall, they have allowed 363 yards via the ground game in 3 games. In terms of yards through the air, the Wolf Pack have conceded 556 yds which has them ranked 40th in college football. Over the course of their 3 games, they have allowed 185.3 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 56.9%. Overall, they are surrendering 306.3 yards per outing putting them 27th in D-1.
For his career, Strong has thrown for 3,516 yds with 20 TD's and 7 interceptions. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the football 67 times totaling -79 yds. He has a quarterback rating of 134.7 with a TD rate of 4.0% and an interception percentage of 1.4%. He is throwing for 251.1 yards per outing. Carson Strong has connected on 333 of his career 505 throws for a completion percentage of 65.9%.
In their last game, the New Mexico Lobos played the Hawaii Warriors and went home in defeat by a score of 39-33. Tevaka Tuioti went 17/31 with 181 yards by way of passing and completed 2 TD's. He walked away with no picks. Nathaniel Jones led the team in rushing in this game. His longest run of the day went for 41 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in this game. He rushed for 96 yards by way of 13 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.4 yards per tote. Jordan Kress was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 93 yards on 3 catches. He averaged 31.0 yards per catch in this game.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Lobos have thrown for 514 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 257 passing yards per game, which ranks 41st in Division 1. The New Mexico Lobos hold an average of 471.0 yards per contest ranking them 22nd in D-1. They average 214 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 428 yards for this year. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Lobos are ranking 80th in the country scoring 27 points per outing. The Lobos are relinquishing 38.5 points per game, which has them sitting 122nd in the nation. In total, they have given up 77 pts. New Mexico has surrendered a total of 192 rushing yards (96.0 yards/game) as well as 1 touchdown via the rush this year. They have conceded 9 touchdowns through the air in addition to 445.5 yards per game, which puts them in 136th in the country.
In the 5 contests in his collegiate career, Trae Hall has completed 17 of his 34 tries for a total of 201 yards. He averages 40.2 yds per game through the air with a 120.8 quarterback rating. Hall has thrown 4 TD's while tossing 3 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has taken off and run for 169 yards on 29 tries. His TD rate on pass attempts is 11.8% and his interception percentage is 8.8%.
Who will win tonight's Wolf Pack/Lobos college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Lobos +12
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